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‘It was such an honour’

January 2, 2015
Wix Wickens, Steve Balsamo and Nigel Hopkins backstage at Celebrating Jon Lord

Wix Wickens, Steve Balsamo and Nigel Hopkins backstage at Celebrating Jon Lord

Like Roger Glover, keyboard player Nigel Hopkins has also  shared his thoughts and feelings on Celebrating Jon Lord last April.

‘Celebrating Jon Lord was a show that had me revisiting my early childhood ear candy, evaluating my existence and worth, and had me for the first time ever looking out into a venue thinking, “My mum and dad would have loved to have been here to witness this.”

‘Also it was the first time an event gave me a sense of unity within the music world – rock, pop, classical, progressive. To me, it will be forever etched in my mind and heart’

‘No amount of money could have ever bought that feeling I had performing at the concert. It was such an honour to play with legends of the industry, childhood heroes, great friends and wonderful people.’

Celebrating-Jon-Lord_3D-MocThe film and recording of this evening is still available:
USA, Canada – order here.
UK, Europe, Japan, rest of the world – order here.

Nigel Hopkins’ Facebook page.

'My view from my set up. "Burn" was such fun to play that I was transported back to being a kid.' - Nigel Hopkins.

‘My view from my set up. “Burn” was such fun to play that I was transported back to being a kid.’ – Nigel Hopkins.

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